Area: Siracusa / Modica / Noto
This lovely, three-bedroom property is in an 18th century palazzo in the heart of Modica, which is known for its baroque architecture and fine chocolates. It is conveniently located in the lower part of Modica (Modica Bassa) near shops, restaurants and cafes. Modica boasts the baroque cathedrals of San Giorgio and San Pietro, as well as other historical buildings along Corso Umberto. This is an ideal location for experiencing Modica and visiting other sites in the area. Modica is located 20 km from the beach resorts of Marina di Modica and Sampieri and approximately 10 km from Ragusa, the provincial capital. There are a number of lovely baroque towns with UNESCO World Heritage status in the area and Siracusa, with its ancient Greek theater and old quarter, is about an hour to the north.
Car recommended: Yes
GPS Coordinates: Yes
Distance to Shopping/Restaurants: Walking distance
Nearest Train Station: 2 km in Modica or in Ragusa 15 km
Nearest Airport: Catania 120 km, Palermo 340 km
The property is accessed via a walkway. As Modica is on a hillside, there are about 70 steps to reach the apartment.
This property has been recently restored to its original 1930s glory, offering guests a unique Sicilian experience with modern amenities and comfort. The apartment is on two levels. On the main level there is a living/dining room and a spacious kitchen. The living room and kitchen both have domed ceilings and direct access to the terrace, which has a nice view of the baroque Cathedral of San Giorgio tables for relaxing and dining al fresco. The kitchen has an island for cooking/preparing meals and a table. It is also used for cooking classes so is very well-equipped.
There are three bedrooms, all with en suite bathrooms. There is a bedrooms with a queen bed and an en suite bathroom with a shower on the lower level. There is also a laundry with a washing machine and a guest bathroom with a shower, ideal for after the beach on the lower level. Stairs lead to the upper level, which has two more bedrooms. Both of these bedrooms have beds that can be made together or separately (as two twins) and have en suite bathrooms with showers. One of the bedrooms opens to a small balcony.
1. Queen w/ en suite bathroom (main level)
2. Queen (or two twins) w/ en suite bath (upper level)
3. Queen (or two twins) w/ en suite bath (upper level)
Cooking classes are available on request, this is the owner’s specialty!
Rental is preferred weekly saturday to saturday but the owner is flexible and a different arrival/departure day is considered in case of specific travel needs.
Security deposit Euro 300
Cooking classes available Euro 120 per person
Electricity over 300kw Based on usage